The HR Dictionary

Gross Pay

The amount an employee is entitled/earned for before taxes, benefits, and other payroll deductions are taken out is known as the gross pay and is also referred to as gross income. Net pay, often known as take-home pay, is the amount that is left after all withholdings have been taken into account. Employers that are aware of these two words are frequently better prepared to bargain salaries with employees and manage payroll efficiently.

An HRIS with payroll capabilities can be used to effectively manage the pay scale and different pay grades of employees. It can also be configured to deduct any tax or other deductions automatically so you won’t make any mistakes trying to do it manually. They can also be used to show what an employee’s gross pay looks like before taxes and other deductions.